Written by his Widow, Elizabeth, this memoir covers the life of Captain Mayne Reid. Mayne Reid was a popular author of children's books of the more adventurous kind. At the time of his death he had published well over seventy novels.
Lindsay Cross, who is wedded to a military man herself, is the award-winning author of the Men of Mercy series. Today she talks about what it is that appeals to her about military heroes and what makes her characters so relatable.